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Baby Show at Chulmleigh Church Fete

Baby Show at Chulmleigh Church Fete Rectory, Chulmleigh, 5 July 1975 More like this

Bridesmaid, Chulmleigh

Bridesmaid, Chulmleigh Chulmleigh Church, July 1989 More like this

Waiting for the Harvest Supper

Waiting for the Harvest Supper Chulmleigh Congregational Chapel, September 1987 More like this

Owen Holwill with his Marshall tractor

Owen Holwill with his Marshall tractor Down Farm, Dolton, September 1975 More like this

Farmhouse window ledge

Farmhouse window ledge Lower Langham, Dolton, October 1985 More like this

Taking cows back to pasture after...

Taking cows back to pasture after... South Worden,..., August 1979 More like this

Oak tree and ruined cob cottage

Oak tree and ruined cob cottage Halsdon near, Dolton, June 1980 More like this

Dick Smith shearing

Dick Smith shearing Egypt Cottage below, Chulmleigh, June 1987 More like this

Christmas turkeys

Christmas turkeys Towell Farm, Beaford, 17 December 1974 More like this

Iddesleigh Friendly Society parade

Iddesleigh Friendly Society parade Iddesleigh, May 1975 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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